Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

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Carla Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Old Fashioned Cocktail

In the mood for a classic? Have an old fashioned, made with bourbon, a couple dashes of Angostura bitters, garnished with orange slices and cherry.

Preparation: 3 minutes
Total: 3 minutes



  • 2ozbourbon,or rye
  • tspsimple syrup
  • 2-3dashesAngostura bitters
  • ice
  • 1orange slice
  • 1maraschino cherry,with stem


  1. Combine the bourbon, simple syrup, and bitters in a glass, and stir to combine.

  2. Add ice, then add the orange slice and maraschino cherry.

  3. Let the drink sit for a few minutes, or give it a little shake to let the flavors of the orange and cherry seep into the bourbon. Drink and enjoy.

Recipe Notes


To make simple syrup, simply bring equal parts water and sugar to a boil, and stir until the sugar has dissolved.



  • Calories: 188.66kcal
  • Fat: 0.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.73g
  • Fiber: 0.64g
  • Sugar: 11.09g
  • Protein: 0.20g
  • Sodium: 5.94mg
  • Calcium: 11.98mg
  • Potassium: 44.06mg
  • Iron: 0.41mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.64mg
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